Store design the focus of Shoptalk at 7W

Retail Editor 2, April 29, 2011

New York - The Association for Retail Environments (A.R.E.) will hold a Shoptalk on May 12 at showroom building 7W with the theme "Stores That Inspire."
The event will offer a visual tour featuring innovative store design and visual merchandising from around the world. Charles Sparks, ceo of Charles Sparks + Company, a judge in the recent A.R.E. Design Awards competition, will review the presentations that most impressed the judges - including projects from the U.S., China, Canada, Austria, Romania and more.

Proceeds from Shoptalk ticket sales will go to the Planning and Visual Education Partnership, which supports promising design students.
The event will take place in Suite 1023 from 6-9 p.m. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served at the networking reception from 6 - 7 pm, followed by the presentation at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $25 before May 5th and $35 after. For more information, visit

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